METHYLATION MUTATION RESOURCES

At MyPassion4Health we frequently test for methylation mutations, which can be a fundamental root of illness.  Explaining what the mutation is and the  many and diverse illnesses associated with methylation mutations in an hour appointment is close to impossible.  Therefore we are offering this blog piece as a resource guide for those who want to better understand what they have and why it is so important to treat.

Good Overviews

https://sites.google.com/site/drjoneskids/mthfr

http://www.sentinelsource.com/contributed_news/roots-of-health-longevity-root-methylation-part-one/article_f3eb11fa-8b28-11e1-835b-001a4bcf887a.html

The famous diagram everyone gets shown 

http://www.vsan.org/rok-az/methylation/diagram_5.pdf
How this all relates to epigenetics, which is the science of how environment can influence our genes
http://mthfr.net/mthfr-mutation-so-what/2012/06/27/

Ethnic distribution of C677T allele ( highest in Mexicans and Italians)
http://jmg.bmj.com/content/40/8/619.full

Association of Methylation Mutations with Autism
http://www.jpands.org/vol9no4/boris.pdf

Why BH4 is so important for the A1298C mutation

http://www.mthfrsupport.com/1/post/2012/01/the-importance-of-bh4-in-the-mthfr-a1298c-gene-mutation.html

More Links
http://www.mthfrsupport.com/helpful-links.html

A really fun song that makes all the science a little more interesting

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MDCDy6NrkY8

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